Drafting of Legal documents

Legal Documents

"Legal drafting" can mean the preparation of any written legal document--a motion, a letter, a brief, a memo, or a contract. Lawyers and law teachers use the phrase in this way all the time: "Draft a brief" or "draft a letter."

"Legal drafting" can mean the task of preparing a transaction, which includes a lot more than putting words on paper. It includes the substance of the underlying law, strategies for representing a client in a transaction, the skill of negotiation, and the ability to close a transaction.

"Legal drafting" can mean the writing of binding legal text. It is the skill of putting words on paper to create rights and duties.

a. Power of Attorney

A power of attorney (POA) or letter of attorney is a written authorization to represent or act on another's behalf in private affairs, business, or some other legal matter, sometimes against the wishes of the other. The person authorizing the other to act is the principal, grantor, or donor (of the power). The one authorized to act is the agent[1] or, in some common law jurisdictions, theattorney-in-fact (attorney for short). Formerly, a power referred to an instrument under seal while a letter was an instrument under hand, but today both are signed by the grantor, and therefore there is no difference between the two.

b. Heir ship

The legal right to receive money, property, or possessions from someone who has died.

c. General Affidavit

An affidavit is a type of verified statement or showing, or in other words, it contains a verification,meaning it is under oath or penalty of perjury, and this serves as evidence to its veracity and is required for court proceedings.

d. Non-Disclosure Agreement

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA), also known as a confidentiality agreement (CA), confidential disclosure agreement (CDA), proprietary information agreement (PIA), or secrecy agreement (SA),
is a legal contract between at least two parties that outlines confidential material, knowledge, or information that the parties wish to share with one another for certain purposes, but wish to restrict access to or by third parties. It is a contract through which the parties agree not to disclose information covered by the agreement. An NDA creates a confidential relationship between the parties to protect any type of confidential and proprietary information or trade secrets. As such, an NDA protects non-public business information.

NDAs are commonly signed when two companies, individuals, or other entities (such as partnerships, societies, etc.) are considering doing business and need to understand the processes used in each other's business for the purpose of evaluating the potential business relationship. NDAs can be "mutual", meaning both parties are restricted in their use of the materials provided, or they can restrict the use of material by a single party.

It is also possible for an employee to sign an NDA or NDA-like agreement with an employer. In fact, some employment agreements will include a clause restricting employees' use and dissemination of company-owned confidential information.

e. Eviction Notice

In some jurisdictions where a tenant has failed to pay rent, the law may allow the tenant a right to redemption, whichmeans that the tenant may avoid eviction and remain in the property by paying the full amount of rent due, plus all other fees owed to the landlord as awarded by the court, by a specified date.

f. Late Rent Notice

A tenant has to pay the rent on time.Tenants and landlords need to know what to do when rent is overdue, and where they can go for help. Overdue rent is a breach of the tenancy agreement. Failure to pay rent on time is a breach of the tenancy agreement and the Residential Tenancies Act 1986.